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Food Technologist | Proftech

Food Technologist

  Tamworth, Staffordshire

Reference #: 894148_1565352498
Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary: £39000 - £44000
Sector: Supply Chain
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 09/08/2019

Food Technologist required for a major FMCG client based in Tamworth

As a Food Technologist you will be supporting the buying department with the development of new and exciting productsn which will be new to market in 2019/2020. This will be a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months



* To support the Buying teams with the development of new and existing products to ensure compliance to  policies and that customer expectations are met.
* Ensure all products meet defined quality attributes in line with the chosen benchmark.
* Ensure that all product quality parameters are developed in line with QA and CR policies.
* Develops relationships with supplier technical teams to facilitate direct communication in relation to product development


Duties and Responsibilities:

* Actively participates in sampling and provides feedback as part of product evaluation.
* Provides process and improvement ideas for new product development with the Buying team.
* Acts as an advisor for product quality, corporate responsibility and technical requirements, alongside the QA and CR department and TSP.
* Liaises with Buying Directors across relevant commodity groups to drive opportunities for quality improvements.


Responsibility for action

* Actively works with Buying teams and Suppliers to develop new products and improve existing products using defined procedures and tools.
* Conducts quality assessments of products and oversees quality management throughout the product development lifecycle as directed by the Buying Director.
* Communicates effectively with all key stakeholders in the process - both cross functionally and at all levels within the business.
* Provides a link between the technical service provider and the supplier to facilitate collaborative working.
* Completes technical projects and reports as defined by the Buying teams.
* Keeps the QA Manager and CR Manager up to date with any relevant technical information as appropriate
* Works in accordance with the clients GB & IE Code of Conduct

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